SALT LAKE CITY — After a 24-hour break from Wednesday's mild storm, a new system is expected to bring snow to northern Utah Friday.
The fast-moving system will impact the area for nearly the entire day, heading from north to south.
Snow is forecast to hit the northern Wasatch Front valleys around sunrise Friday. The front will reach the Salt Lake Valley by the afternoon, with continuing chances of snow through the evening.
The Utah Valley/Provo area may see spotty snow showers Friday afternoon and into the evening.
Snow will move into the Wasatch Mountains after 8 p.m. Friday and will then decrease the remainder of the night.
Weather Alert: Northern mtn road snow develops early Fri. morning and continues through Fri. night. Periods of valley road slush on Friday, mainly for northern Wasatch Front and Salt Lake benches. More info: https://t.co/4P1gO1U0Gg #utsnow #utwx pic.twitter.com/HGOpqmG9qn— UDOT Traffic (@UDOTTRAFFIC) February 4, 2021
The traction law will most likely go into effect in the mountains as the Cottonwood Canyons are expecting up to 7 inches of snow Friday.
Periods of road snow and blowing snow will impact all of northern Utah mountain routes late Thursday night through Friday night.